COVID-19: We are prepared to keep our clients, staff, and community as safe as possible while also doing our best to minimize disruptions to care. Info about TeleHealth can be found in the link below. ALL appointments for the time being will now be conducted via TeleHealth.Click Here for Our Plan & Guidelines for Clients & Staff
Whether onsite or online, we offer evidence-based psychological & psychiatric services designed to help our clients lead more fulfilling, productive, and healthy lives.
The standard in behavioral health since 2004, Commonwealth Psychology Associates® (CPA) is a unique, multi-specialty psychological counseling and behavioral health center dedicated to providing state of the art assessment, treatment, and consultation in four office locations across Newton and Boston, MA.
Our team of doctoral-level adult and child psychologists, neuropsychologists, and psychiatrists offer excellent credentials, extensive clinical experience, and knowledge of the most effective therapeutic and assessment techniques. Clients who see a clinician in any one of our specialty areas can be assured of a comprehensive review of their needs and appropriate referrals to follow-up services if needed. Our multi-disciplinary team approach assures that each client’s care is highly personalized to meet his or her individual goals.
We invite you to call us at (617) 259-1895 or contact us online for more information or to request an appointment.Read More
Since 2004 Commonwealth Psychology Associates® (CPA) has been helping clients in Newton, MA, and throughout the Greater Boston achieve happier and healthier lives. We provide a range of behavioral health services under one group practice, and take a customized treatment approach towards each individual in a nurturing environment.
Newton-Wellesley Online Therapy & Psychiatry Sessions with Licensed Professionals
Psychiatry & Medication Management
Pregnancy & Post-Partum Psychiatric Treatment
Child & Adolescent Therapy
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in the Newton-Wellesley Area
ADHD Testing & Treatment for Adults & Teenagers
Psychological & Personality Testing for Teens & Adults
Autism Evaluations for Adults & Adolescents
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)
Biofeedback and Stress Management
Career Assessment and Consulting
Individual & Couples Therapy
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
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Commonwealth Psychology Associates® has actually been offering TeleHealth Online Virtual Visits for our behavioral health services ever since 2018. This makes it possible for individuals in Newton-Wellesley and all over Massachusetts to receive top notch care from the very same highly trained certified clinical staff who treat our local in-office clients.
Online Virtual Visits are a terrific option for those who can not travel to our offices due to location, transportation, disabilities, job as well as child care routines, and so on. Please keep in mind that you must be physically located in Massachusetts during your appointment to meet licensing and insurance coverage requirements.
There are 3 primary requirements for Online Virtual Visits. Our Newton-Wellesley TelePsych clients will require:
– A desktop or laptop computer with a webcam and microphone (We do not suggest using a phone or tablet – they appear to cause hiccups).
– A strong internet connection.
– A private space that is quiet where you will be uninterrupted.
The majority of insurance providers cover TeleHealth Online Virtual Visits. Our staff will certainly confirm your benefits.
Our psychiatry team can help you determine if psychiatric medication or other interventions are appropriate for you. Working with specially trained psychopharmacologist can help ensure that you’re receiving the right medications in the proper dosages to help you effectively manage your mental health.
New motherhood is a major life transition and many women suffer from post-partum depression. We are here to help. Our specialized psychiatry team helps women make informed choices about their medication during pregnancy and after the baby arrives.
Children and adolescents sometimes struggle with emotional and behavioral health. We have a team of clinicians that specialize in working with children and teens and know how treat their concerns with compassion.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists are specifically trained to evaluate how biological, psychological, and social factors may play into emotional and behavioral concerns in minors and determine if medication may be appropriate. Treatment plans are customized just for the specific needs of each young client and their family.
At CPA, we diagnose ADHD using use non-invasive neuropsychological evaluations that measure attention and other cognitive functions. These services are available for clients sixteen and older and conclude with formal recommendations to help our clients perform their best at school and work.
Our personality and psychological testing includes a number of tools an to measure a client’s cognitive, personality, and emotional functioning. Based on the findings, our clinicians work with clients to identify and remove obstacles to improved daily life functioning.
We test adolescents and adults for autism spectrum disorders using the ADOS-2 (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd Edition) to evaluate relevant cognitive functions such as social interaction and language skills.
Many medical conditions may be affected by our emotional health. That’s where behavioral medicine comes in. At CPA, our health psychologists use numerous techniques and approaches to help clients cope with a diagnosis and/or improve their health by making lasting lifestyle changes.
We can help you get a better night’s sleep using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I.) This approach can help clients change their thoughts and thinking patterns regarding sleep to prepare the mind and body for better rest.
We use biofeedback as a tool to help clients see, understand, and manage their stress. This non-invasive process uses sensors attached to the body that provide a visual display of an individual’s unique physical reactions (such as a quicker heart rate) to stress. Using this information, we can develop an action plan to identify your stress triggers and help you manage it better.
Confused about your professional calling or career path? We can help by reviewing your personal history and professional background along with your strengths and passions to help you determine potential career paths that will bring you the most fulfillment and joy.
We offer therapy and counseling to individuals and couples who may be experiencing conflict, anxiety, intimacy issues, navigating life transitions, and more.
TMS Therapy is an FDA-approved breakthrough non-invasive, non-medication treatment for patients who are unable to tolerate anti-depressant medications due to the side effects they experience or those who continue to experience depressive symptoms despite therapy and anti-depressant treatment.
If you’re ready to request an appointment or learn more about our practice and our services, contact us today. request an appointment.
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A quintessential suburb in Massachusetts’ Middlesex County, Newton traces its history to the early 1630s when it was known as “the newe towne”. Today, the city is home to more than 85,000 residents, making it Massachusetts’ eleventh largest city. The diverse population of the city work in the educational and technology industries. With high household incomes, Newton ranks highly in the national cost of living index. Residents pay a lot more in housing and other amenities compared to other cities in the country.
That doesn’t keep the fun away from Newton though. There are tons of fun activities and places to visit around the city. The Norumbega Park, once the crown jewel of the city before it was converted into a conservation area is a great spot for jogging and relaxing. Its scenic landscape, sprinkled with a few choice relics from a past era is a favorite spot for tourists and locals alike. Newton also has a vibrant nightlife and restaurants serving cuisines from all over the world.
The town of Wellesley sits in the Greater Boston area of Massachusetts. Its population of approximately 28,000 residents has one of the highest median household incomes in the state. The town also ranks highly in relation to house prices and on the cost of living index. The diverse population of the city works in healthcare, finance, and technical services industry. Only a small part of the population is unemployed, with figures suggesting Wellesley might have the lowest unemployment rates in Massachusetts. That’s not all there is to Wellesley. The city is also home to some of the liveliest and fun places in all of Massachusetts. Some of the must-visit sites frequented by locals and visitors include the Elm Bank, Davis Museum, and Wellesley College.